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George Washington "Wash" Mullis, III
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1832
Union Grove
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1919
Harmony
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

~ GEORGE WASHINGTON MULLIS ~
Age 87y 3m 21d

My Great-great grandfather

US Census (1900): List birth as March 1827

Veteran: Civil War, CSA 58th NC Infantry, POW

Education: Elementary

Vocation: Farmer, Distller & Stone Mason

Father: George Washington Mullis, Jr, II (Birth: 1802, Surry or Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA - Death: 1862, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
s/o George Mullis & Polly Owens

Mother: Mary "Polly" Green (Birth: 1793, Surry County, North Carolina, USA - Death: Jul 1860, North Carolina, USA)

First Marriage (16 Dec 1854, Wilkes Co., NC): Sarah R Cass (Born: 13 March 1834, Iredell, MA - 18 May 1860, Union Grove, Iredell, NC; Burial: Union Grove United Methodist Church, Union Grove, Iredell, NC)

Children:
1. Mary Ann Mullis (Johnson) (Birth: 8 Jun 1856, District South of Hunting Creck, Iredell, North Carolina, USA - Death: 24 Jan 1934, age 87, Union Grove Township, Iredell, North Carolina, USA) married: Benjamin Franklin "BF" Johnson (Birth: 12 May 1840, Eagle Mills Township, Iredell, North Carolina, USA - Death: 31 Mar 1911, Union Grove Township, Harmony, Iredell, North Carolina, US; Burial: 1911 Apr, Union Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, 1339 Sloans Mill Road, Union Grove, Iredell, North Carolina, USA);
2. Leander Columbus "Lee" "Leandy" Mullis (Birth: 5 Jun 1858, South of Hunting Creck, Union Grove Township, Iredell, North Carolina, USA - Death: 24 Apr 1934, Turnersburg, Iredell, North Carolina, USA) married Mary Adeline Hartman (Birth: 22 Feb 1861, North Carolina, USA - Death: 13 Jun 1949, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA) d/o Henry H Hartman (Birth: 1826, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA) & Elizabeth E "Bettie" Helmes (Birth: May 1829, North Carolina, USA), brother/o Robert H Hartman (Birth: Mar 1859, North Carolina, USA);

Second Marriage: Rachel Caroline "Carry" Hemrick (Born: 25 Feb 1842, Union Grove, Iredell, NC - 03 Feb 1898, Harmony,
Iredell, NC) D/o Daniel Hambrick & Polly Hambrick

Children:
1. Daniel Asbury "Did" Mullis (B: 24 May 1867, Union Grove, Iredell, NC - 22 Jan 1932, Harmony, Iredell, NC), 2. Sarah "Sally" Elizabeth Mullis (Born: Jan 1869, Union Grove, Iredell Co., NC - Died: unknown, Harmony, Iredell Co., NC); US Census (1900): List birth as Jan 1871
3. Evelyn Octave "Arkie" Mullis (Campbell), my great-grandmother, (B: 15 Jan 1872, Union Grove, Iredell, NC - 07 Oct 1956, Eagle Mills, Iredell, NC);
4. William "Bill" Alexander Mullis (B: 21 Nov 1876, Union Grove, Iredell, NC - 12 Jan 1945, Union Grove, Iredell, NC);
5. Mary Polly Bernice Mullis (Born: May 1880, Union Grove, Iredell, NC - 27 Jun 1954, Harmony, Iredell, NC; Burial: Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Grove, Iredell, NC)

POW Civil War CSA: GW Mullis was captured and first held in prison, at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. Louisville Civil War Prisons: Military Priso located North of Broadway between 10th and 11th, Union Army Prison First Location was at Liberty Street and 5th Street.
After escaping, he was caught and sent to Camp Douglas, a Confederate POW camp, located on the south-side of Chicago, IL, described as a place of brutal misery that was dubed "80 Acres of Hell." During imprisonment, his skill as a distiller was used to make medicine for the wounded soldiers. He escaped under horrid frozen conditions and made it home well after the war ended in April

Cause of Death: Aortic Insufficiency; Informant: D. A. (Daniel Asbury) "Did" Mullis Harmony, NC; Physician: Dr. (M)? A Trivette, June 27 1919, Houstonville, NC; Clerk Registrar: _?_ P Sharpe, Jr., 5 Jul 1919

Buried: Jun 1919, Union Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, Union Grove, NC, with his first wife, Sarah Cass
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Mullis (1802 - ____)
  Mary Polly Green Mullis (1793 - 1860)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah R. Cass Mullis (Mullice) (1834 - 1860)
  Rachel Caroline Hemrick Mullis (1842 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Mullis Johnson (1856 - 1934)*
  Mary Ann Mullis Johnson (1856 - 1934)*
  Leander Columbus Mullis (Mullice) (1858 - 1934)*
  Daniel Asbury Mullis (1867 - 1932)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Mullis Brown (1869 - 1955)*
  Evelyn Octave Mullis Campbell (1872 - 1956)*
  William Alexander Mullis (1876 - 1945)*
  Mary Bernice Mullis Brown (1880 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Mullis (1832 - 1919)
  James Alexander Mullis (1833 - 1902)*
  Richard M. Mullis (1837 - 1863)**
  Mary Elizabeth Mullis Reid (1840 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Union Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
Union Grove
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Glenn Ellis
Record added: Feb 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65559520
George Washington Wash Mullis, III
Added by: Glenn Ellis
 
George Washington Wash Mullis, III
Added by: Glenn Ellis
 
George Washington Wash Mullis, III
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George Washington "Wash" Mullis
- Glenn Ellis
 Added: Jul. 21, 2011
 
 
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